Wildlife Photography

0 Views ·Posted 12/08/2022
Steve Morello, photo instructor for Lindblad and National Geographic Expeditions, describes the many photographic opportunities we could find, right in our own backyards. 0:00 - Introduction 3:29 - The Traveling Nature Photographer Comes Home 8:10 - Local Wildlife 13:55 - Local Plant Life 17:20 - Creating a Backyard Wildflower Meadow 28:25 - Capturing the Extraordinary in the Ordinary 31:58 - Backyard Bird Activity 35:04 - Having Projects 43:11 - Final Thoughts
0 Views ·Posted 10/25/2022
Bob Davis is a professional wedding photographer with a penchant for wildlife photography. Watch as Davis discusses the camera settings needed to capture a photo at the right moment. He also explains how high ISO will not always cause high grain in your images if your exposure is right. 0:00 - Introduction 2:33 - About Bob Davis 6:07 - Consistency and Versatility 12:06 - Wildlife Camera Settings and ISO (Cheetah Photos) 18:39 - Usage of ISO (Bear Photos) 25:53 - Remote Camera Setup 31:31 - Camera Focus Settings (Bird Photos) 37:13 - How to
0 Views ·Posted 12/20/2022
Photographer David Swindler shares five tips for capturing better wildlife images, such as how to avoid a busy background, how angles change the photo, understanding camera settings, and other helpful suggestions. 0:00 - Introduction 0:21 - Framing 2:01 - Backgrounds 4:00 - Angles 5:34 - Animal Behavior 6:40 - Camera Settings (Shutter Speed, Aperture, ISO, and Autofocus) 10:31 - Final Thoughts
0 Views ·Posted 10/27/2022
As camera technology advances, so does the opportunity to get creative with your wildlife photography. Learn how Nikon Ambassador Kristi Odom uses the newest camera technology to push her imagination and make truly unique images. Sponsored by
0 Views ·Posted 11/21/2022
Monterey Bay is a remarkable place with unique oceanic views and a density of wildlife akin to the Antarctic. Frans Lanting, one of our keynote speakers, shares his experiences photographing this part of the planet and using photography to make a positive impact on the world. 0:00 - Introduction 1:45 - Lanting’s Work 10:43 - Monterey Bay 19:45 - Influences 26:42 - Collaborative Creativity 32:17 - Footprints 42:50 - Climate Change 48:13 - Bay of Life 50:55 - Final Thoughts
0 Views ·Posted 11/04/2022
Want tack-sharp wildlife photos or an easier way to hold your telephoto lens? Whether you're photographing birds or bears, gimbal heads are a great accessory to level up your photography game and your game photography. In this tutorial, Matt Zefi shows you how to balance a gimbal head, and demonstrates its use in the field. Do you use a gimbal head to level your wildlife photos? Have you never used one and are
0 Views ·Posted 10/07/2022
From whales in the Arctic to lions in Africa, Frans Lanting has photographed animals and nature all around the world. Watch this B&H Online video and learn about some of his wildlife photography techniques and secrets, such as the camera modes he uses, the best times to photograph wildlife, how to pay attention to backgrounds, and other useful tips. What are your questions about taking pictures of wildlife? Post them in the Comments section, below. 0:00 - Introduction 0:24 - Tip 1 1:06 - Tip 2 2:04 - Tip 3 2:38 - Tip 4 3:15 - Tip 5 3:54
0 Views ·Posted 09/02/2022
Dive into the adventures of aquatic image maker Zak Noyle. In this B&H Event Space video, he recounts his experiences above and underwater, capturing images of surfers, sharks, swimmers, and other subjects. 0:00 - Introduction 1:08 - Behind the Scenes 6:28 - Gear 10:40 - More Photo & Video Stories 16:19 - Working with Clients Sponsored
by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted 08/22/2022
It has probably happened to all of us—a missed photographic moment. We are photographers. We usually have a camera at the ready. But, for one reason or another, we miss a shot of a beautiful vista or a fleeting, but perfect, moment in time and we are left with nothing but the memory of the image that never was captured.  I asked my fellow B&H photographers, as well as our B&H Creative partners and affiliates, to share with us the heartbreaking story, or stories, of the photographs they have failed to capture. 
0 Views ·Posted 08/09/2022
OM SYSTEM Ambassador Emilie Talpin is in the field and shares five tips for improving your photographs of birds, including where to focus your lens, what gear you should use, and more.  0:00 - Introduction 0:22 - Identify Your Subject 1:47 - Connect with Your Subject 4:34 - Be Ready 6:35 – Early Bird Catches the Worm 7:54 - Tell Your Story 9:51 - Final Thoughts
0 Views ·Posted 07/25/2022
In flight or in a fight, Matt Kloskowski has photographed birds in many different scenarios. Learn how he achieves beautiful bird photos, from camera settings to gear, in this OPTIC seminar. 0:00 - Introduction 1:19 - Embrace the Chaos 8:42 - About Matt 9:49 - In This Presentation 11:14 - Exposure Overview (Aperture, Shutter Speed, & ISO) 22:19 - Autofocus 32:07 - Light, Background, & Action 42:11 - Gear 45:44 - Brief Editing Tips 47:16 - More Courses from Matt 47:49 - Q&A Ready to photograph birds on your own? Let us know in the
0 Views ·Posted 07/08/2022
From Svalbard to the South Georgia, Camille Seaman has explored and photographed the Arctic and Antarctic regions. In this presentation, she talks about her beginnings in photography, her first trip to the Arctic, National Geographic, Linblad's ship (The Resolution), and more. 0:00 - Seaman’s Art & Photography Journey 6:59 - Exploring the Arctic & Antarctic 38:00 - Q&A 48:40 - Final Thought
0 Plays ·Posted 07/21/2022
Sapna Reddy and Matt Kloskowski have more in common than colorful photos of birds in nature and soothing landscapes. In this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we investigate how their respective work lives have fueled the technical mastery that allows their creative vision to flourish. We spoke with them both as part of our continuing coverage of B&H’s 
0 Plays ·Posted 06/30/2022
On this week’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast, we return to the 2022 OPTIC Conference for two enjoyable and pragmatic segments about macro photography. While both photographers we speak with are well-rounded professionals, their not-so-secret joy is crawling around in gardens and woods, making beautiful close-up macro
0 Views ·Posted 06/28/2022
Whether you're photographing frogs in the Amazon or insects in your backyard, in this B&H video, Sony Artisan Colby Brown shares his most important tips for photographing wildlife at a macro scale. 0:00 - Introduction 0:19 - Tip 1: Lens Type 0:55 - Tip 2: Off-Camera Flash 1:36 - Tip 3: Learn Your Subject 2:04 - Tip 4: Respect the Creatures 2:37 - Tip 5: Bug Spray 3:25 - Final Thoughts Did you learn something new about macro wildlife photography? Let us know in the Comments section, below.